April 2016 Book of the Month.
An intriguing and stirring tale, overflowing with family drama. Claire tells her story, which is set six months after her son Billy went missing. Claire’s thoughts begin to fracture as she slowly uncovers secrets held by her family and friends. Interspersed throughout the story are electronic conversations between two people, dated as taking place before Billy went missing, these may be short, however they create a biting tension, which, as the story unfolds, absolutely skyrockets. C.L. Taylor allows you to feel Claire’s anguish and uncertainty while at the same time, the electronic messages push your thoughts in different directions. The writing effectively tears at you, and even if your suspicions start to screech and point, you'll find yourself questioning them! ‘The Missing’ is a fabulously rolling, coiling, twisting tale, if you can’t trust your family, who can you trust?
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|